The Health Promotion minor is offered through the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and is based on the Seven Areas of Responsibility for an entry level health educator delineated by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC). The Minor begins with four foundational courses followed by advanced content-specific elective courses and the opportunity to complete a health promotion practicum in a community setting. The Health Promotion minor:
Prepares students with the knowledge and skills to design, implement, and evaluate health promotion programs.
Focuses on improving quality of life and overall well-being of individuals, worksites, and communities through behavioral, policy, and environmental initiatives.
Expands the credentials of students entering health related professions.